Outreach and Floating Housing Support Services

Floating or outreach support comes to you in your own home so that you can live independently.  It can help you with things like accessing benefits, health and community care services, establishing and maintaining social support and developing home management skills such as cooking and cleaning.  Most floating support services are intended to be short term although there are some which are available on an ongoing basis. Here are the details of the floating support services in Mid Sussex: 

Family Mosaic run a floating support service for older people called Here to Help. This service supports older people to stay safe at home and to look at their options if they are considering moving. The service supports both tenants and homeowners. Contact details are 01273 468100, email heretohelp@familymosaic.co.uk Family Mosaic also provide a floating support resettlement service which assists people with mental health needs, learning disabilities or substance misuse problems to manage to live successfully independently. Contact 01444 817608 email midsussexreferrals@familymosaic.co.uk . The number for referrals is 0753 4979776. For further information see Family Mosaic Resettlement Service.

Assist supports older tenants of Clarion Housing Housing Association. Contact 07703 889090 or email midsussexopfs@clarionhg.com See the Assist leaflet for further information.

Stonham West Sussex Domestic Abuse Outreach Service run an outreach floating support service for victims of domestic abuse. Tel: 01323 734760 or email contactus@homegroup.org.uk


For further information please contact

Housing Enabling Manager
Telephone: 01444 477431
Email: emma.shuttleworth@midsussex.gov.uk